Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson

Partner Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Experience

  • Dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration and ADR)
  • Project advice
  • Contract/policy interpretation and drafting
  • "Kennedys has made a distinct impression on the UAE market since launching a Dubai office in 2006. Better recognised for its contentious work, it has represented a series of major contractors on significant disputes relating to key developments in Dubai and the region. Having appeared in a range of dispute resolution forums in the vicinity including DIAC, it is now a formidable name in the UAE construction sector." - Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2009/2010)
Memberships
  • Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Society of Construction Law (Hong Kong)

 Qualifications

  • Qualified in England and Wales in 1991
  • Qualified in Hong Kong in 1992

 

"Mark Wilson handles arbitrations concerning defective designs and terminations and other construction issues, representing contractors and employers."

The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 

Market recognition

  • “Kennedys’ construction practice led by Mark Wilson offers solid no-frills commercially-focused legal advice”
  • “Mark Wilson is a very competent and knowledgeable construction lawyer who knows how to strategically manage disputes” (2020).
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation (Dubai)'
    “Mark Wilson handles arbitrations concerning defective designs and terminations and other construction issues, representing contractors and employers.”
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2019
  • “Construction and infrastructure disputes expert Mark Wilson is ‘technically competent and responsive’”
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2017
  • A Recommended Lawyer for ‘Dispute resolution (Dubai)’
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2016
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute resolution (Dubai)'
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2015
  • “Kennedys is ‘at the forefront of construction law and international arbitration best practice’, and is particularly recommended for insurance matters. The firm fields partners in Dubai: Mark Wilson, who is ‘technically very good with an assertive approach when required’ ..."
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2014

Work highlights

  • Chek Lap Kok Airfield tunnels (litigation)
  • Tsing Ma Bridge (adjudication)
  • ADB headquarters building, Manila, PRP (ICC arbitration)
  • Chek Lap Kok main passenger terminal building (project advice/mediation)
  • Parkview Development (domestic arbitration)
  • “The Balder” FPU (insurance dispute)

Publications

  • Global Claims at the Crossroads (1995) 11 Const. L.J. 15
  • Hong Kong’s New Airport and the Resolution of Disputes (1995) 25 HKLJ 363
  • (Listed in) Who’s Who of the Law (Hong Kong) 1998 – 2000, 2004

 

Market recognition
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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 EMEA 2019

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017